The Double Forest can be explored all year round through its many marked paths, camera in hand so as not to miss anything of the spectacle in front of you!

For families, between friends, lovers, for the more sporty or lovers of gentle walks... We will share with you our best recommendations for exploring and discovering the exceptional natural heritage that is the Forêt de la Double.

A precious natural heritage

The green lung of our destination, the Forêt de la Double extends over 4 departments and no less than 63% of the Latitude Nord Gironde territory... which legitimately gives it its place in the list of must-see places to see! With the banks of the Saye, the Livenne and the Moron, its streams and ponds, it is a wild and preserved refuge. Local and migratory fauna but also threatened species such as the pond turtle or the European otter are housed among ash trees, oaks, umbrella pines...

The Blaye Bourg Terres d'Estuaire destination makes it a point of honor to introduce everyone to this natural heritage by adopting, with all of its service providers, an eco-responsible approach. Reasonable pruning, conservation of wild plots and restoration of the ecosystem are the pillars of our commitment, including the protection of part of this forest by a Natura 2000 convention.

The Double Forest from every angle!

In slow mode, to the rhythm of nature walks and workshops

Everyone will find what they're looking for among the range of nature outings and national events in which we participate (International Day of Forests, Night of the Owl, Night of the Bat, etc.). From observing mushrooms to the majestic flights of swallows, each outing is a new exploration, and an opportunity to observe with patience and humility the grandeur of a living nature that evolves before our eyes!

In fun mode during our Nature activities

Take part in our many nature activities as a family, from educational walks to fishing introductions, including live outdoor shows! The youngest will be able to discover this remarkable site, transformed into a playground and artistic creation during our treasure hunts, our investigations or even land art workshops organized and led by professional artists.

From the treetops with Parc Natéa

For thrill-seekers, head towards Natéa and its 20-hectare park dedicated to outdoor activities. It's difficult to know where to turn between archery activities, climbing, paintball and laser running. Our favorite is the zip lines and the treetop adventure course to discover the forest up high!

In relaxation mode

Lie down on the sandy beach of the Moulin Blanc lakes and enjoy supervised swimming with your family in season, picnic in the shade of the pine trees and play pétanque with your friends or take the fitness trail alone to get back in shape!

The events

For thrill-seekers, the Forêt de la Double can also be discovered during adrenaline-pumping sporting events!

Immerse yourself in adventure with our mountain bike rides through routes carefully designed by our associations who work with passion every year to offer new trails. The La Gabaye and Vergnes mountain bike hikes, bringing together 1000 and 800 participants respectively, are an opportunity to share a strong and unforgettable sporting experience!

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